Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre hosts ‘La Place des Grands Abysses’, an exhibition of work by Stephen Brandes that runs from now until September 4. A superlative draughtsman who has exhibited internationally, Stephen Brandes explores the interplay of word and visual language as a vehicle for storytelling with particular reference to […]

The new Michael Collins mural in Clonakilty, titled ‘Paths to Freedom’, is not only a colourful nod to the birth of the Irish Free State, but also a work which enfolds West Cork into Ireland’s street art revolution. The stencilled mural is today’s equivalent of the medieval fresco; the level […]

Depending on what he’s working on at the time, Paddy McCormack will describe his occupation when asked as either artist or artisan. Working with metal, he uses a welding technique that is not widely practiced today. “I mostly braze my materials, copper and steel, using oxy/acetylene and silicon bronze rods,” […]

2020 would have been the 15th anniversary of West Cork artist Geraldine O’Sullivan’s summer exhibition. This year, due to the current restrictions on public events, the two-day event has changed to private viewings during the month of August. Geraldine’s latest work will be shown in the artist’s home gallery and […]

There are all types of talented creative spirits quietly working away in the many nooks and crannies of West Cork. Where else would you find a welder-pipefitter- turned-sculptor and a retired traditional boat builder collaborating on a project to breathe new life into a traditional barrel-top wagon? Noel Molloy, or […]

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